alyse heskett. Door garage. March 14th , 2017.
As a general rule, the choice of garage door and garage door material is largely determined by the type of house you have, your space, and of course, your budget.
Steel is the most secure material for garage doors. But although it is strong, it alone does not secure your property. The garage doorframe and other entrances should be secured, too.
Choosing materials. Garage doors made from wood provide the best aesthetic look, although they will probably require high maintenance and tend to be more expensive. If looks are more important to you than budget, then you may opt for this type of door.
The reason garage door openers do not burn out is because the springs allow the door to open easily by pulling the door up so the opener has less strain on the motor, the springs also help if you need to open the door manually. Usually two types of springs are used linear expansion and tensional springs. The springs on your garage door can pose a safety hazard. These kinds of springs are installed over a shaft that helps roll the door up to the open position. Garage door springs are very dangerous, even when the garage is closed, as they contain large amounts of potential energy (that’s just waiting to be suddenly converted to kinetic energy, ie movement) and have killed or seriously injured many people.